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Overland Airways begins Akure-Abuja flights


PHOTO: nigerianaviation

PHOTO: nigerianaviation

Overland Airways has launched commercial flight services from Akure to Abuja. The flights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Chief Executive Officer of the airline, Capt. Edward Boyo, said that the new route shows the commitment and passion of Overland Airways to the accelerated opening up of economies within Nigeria, including that of Ondo State.

Boyo said: “Overland Airways is here for the long term as we are partners in the growth and development of Ondo State. We want to see the rich art and craft heritage of Ondo State excel. We are in Ondo State to provide platform that gives investors, tourists and economic development partners easy access to Ondo State.

“We salute the vision of the government and people of Ondo State to make air connectivity of Akure to especially Abuja through Overland Airways a reality today,” he said.

On her part, Chief Operating Officer of Overland Airways, Aanu Benson, said given the location of Akure and development of other modes of transportation, Overland Airways offer the safest, fastest and most reliable means of movement to and from Akure.

Overland Airways, which started operations in 2002 has a fleet of nine aircraft composed of ATR-42s, ATR-72s and Beechcraft 1900Ds.

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